If you register, you can do a lot more. And become an active part of our growing community. You'll have access to hidden forums, and enjoy the ability of replying and starting conversations.

Mark Thompson's Recent Activity

  1. Mark Thompson liked Miff's post in the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    I wondered if the website was out of date so I asked Gateley Hamer. They said they’re no longer working on this inquiry, or updating the page, but have left the link up for those who already have it. They also said they believe the Inspector’s...

    Jan 31, 2023 at 6:48 PM
  2. Mark Thompson replied to the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    I'm given to understand that the gentleman backer in question has moved on from Tory party circles some considerable time ago.

    Jan 31, 2023 at 5:29 PM
  3. Mark Thompson liked Dead Sheep's post in the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    The role of the minister in this discussion is over-rated. Once Gateley Hamer have completed their report and it will be handed over to the commissioning civil servant, who in turn will make a recommendation to the minister. The minister will...

    Jan 31, 2023 at 9:24 AM
  4. Mark Thompson liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Bluebell Railway General Discussion.

    Day out yesterday on Fenchurch, on a weekend of crew familiarisation. We had three non-corridor bogie carriages (the pre-grouping SR livery set, 88 tons, with steam heating) and it romped away up to Horsted Keynes, easily maintaining pressure at...

    IMG_0243.jpeg Jan 30, 2023 at 8:54 PM
  5. Mark Thompson replied to the thread Rother Valley Railway.

    Oh great. I wonder if any of us will still be around to see it? I've got a picture in my mind now, of a cobweb-wrapped skeleton wearing a stovepipe hat, and holding a quill pen.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 6:45 PM
  6. Mark Thompson liked D1002's post in the thread P2 Locomotive Company and related matters.

    We have the tank, we have the wheels, and the tender frame is almost complete! [ATTACH]

    17AE3783-882F-4F92-A23F-BC6D3AA31BF7.png Jan 30, 2023 at 7:23 AM